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War powers : the politics of constitutional authority

Author: Mariah Ananda Zeisberg
Publisher: Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Who Has the Authority to Take the Country to War? -- Presidential Discretion and the Path to War : the Mexican War and World War II -- "Uniting Our Voice at the Water's Edge" : Legislative Authority in the Cold War and Roosevelt Corollary -- Defensive War : the Cuban Missile Crisis and Cambodian Incursion -- Legislative Investigations as War Power : the Senate Munitions Investigation and Iran-Contra -- The Politics  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mariah Ananda Zeisberg
ISBN: 9780691157221 0691157227
OCLC Number: 816499020
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 276 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Who Has Authority to Take the Country to War? --
Presidential Discretion and the Path to War : the Mexican War and World War II --
"Uniting Our Voice at the Water's Edge" : Legislative authority in the Cold War and Roosevelt Corollary --
Defensive War : the Cuban Missile Crisis and Cambodian Incursion --
Legislative Investigations as War Power : the Senate Munitions Investigation and Iran-Contra --
The Politics of Constitutional Authority.
Responsibility: Mariah Zeisberg.

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Who Has the Authority to Take the Country to War? -- Presidential Discretion and the Path to War : the Mexican War and World War II -- "Uniting Our Voice at the Water's Edge" : Legislative Authority in the Cold War and Roosevelt Corollary -- Defensive War : the Cuban Missile Crisis and Cambodian Incursion -- Legislative Investigations as War Power : the Senate Munitions Investigation and Iran-Contra -- The Politics of Constitutional Authority.

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Winner of the 2014 Richard E. Neustadt Award, Presidents and Executive Politics Section of the American Political Science Association "Zeisberg has written a sophisticated, painstakingly researched Read more...

 
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